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# How many pennies are in \$1 million?

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There are 100 million pennies in \$1 million. Since there are 100 pennies in each dollar, multiplying 100 pennies per dollar times \$1 million yields 100 million pennies.

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Stacked together, 100 million pennies stretch for over 94 miles, and they weigh over 275 tons. Since 20 nickels make up \$1, there are 20 million nickels in \$1 million. One dollar has 10 dimes, so there are 10 million dimes in \$1 million, and since four quarters make up \$1, four million quarters equal \$1 million. Finally, \$1 is equal to two half-dollars, so two million half-dollars are the equivalent of \$1 million.

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In U.S. currency, one million pennies are worth 10,000 dollars. A penny is worth one cent, and one cent is 1/100 of a dollar. In other words, a dollar is equal to 100 pennies, so one million pennies divided by 100 provides the worth in dollars.

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Approximately 5,000 pennies fit in a gallon jar, totalling approximately \$50. The number of pennies that will fit in a jar may vary, though, based on the position of each penny in the jar.

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Ten million pennies divided into 100-penny rolls makes 100,000 stacks of pennies, based on problem-solving strategies described by the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. To obtain the answer, move the decimal point in 10 million two places to the left, since there are two zeros in the number 100.